NorthCon­nex now half built

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Na­tional High­way route.

“To­day marks al­most 11 out of 21 kilo­me­tres ex­ca­vated with the project run­ning on sched­ule. For those stuck on Pen­nant Hills Road each day, the tun­nel can’t come fast enough,” said Mr Kean.

He said more than 1.3 mil­lion cu­bic me­tres of spoil had been re­moved so far. “Tun­nelling is pro­gress­ing at around 400 me­tres per week which is good news for mo­torists.

“Around 500 Olympic sized swim­ming pools of spoil have been ex­ca­vated from un­der­neath homes and busi­nesses and is be­ing re-used in projects through­out Syd­ney, in­clud­ing on the Hornsby Quarry re­ju­ve­na­tion project.”

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